August 06, 2010

Remembering Omar Thorton, Thief, Murderer, and Would-be Media Victim

I'm still waiting for The Won to declare that Omar Thorton "acted stupidly" in going on a racist shooting spree after being caught on tape as a thief and fired, but you know that isn't going to happen. Not even after the murderer called 911 and confessed before killing himself.

Omar Thornton, 34, called 911 after shooting 10 co-workers -- eight fatally -- on Tuesday morning at Hartford Distributors. He introduced himself as "the shooter over in Manchester" and said he was hiding in the building, but would not say where.

"You probably want to know the reason why I shot this place up," he said, his voice steady. "This place is a racist place. They treat me bad over here. They treat all the black employees bad over here, too.

"So I took into my own hands and handled the problem," he said. "I wish I could have got more of the people."

Omar Thorton, Facebook fan of Barack Obama, the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee, beer theft and racism, is dead, but only after murdering eight others who weren't thieves.

The media wants to bend to his family's wishes to brand him a victim. No. Omar Thorton was a thief. Omar Thorton was a murder. Racism? A thug's petty excuse for mass murder.

Omar Thorton is going to rot in Hell.

I wonder how long it will be before the left puts him on a tee shirt.

Posted by Confederate Yankee at August 6, 2010 07:51 AM

interesting that all the mass murderers over the last year have been democrats and outright obama supporters...

real interesting huh pam?

Posted by: rumcrook¾ at August 6, 2010 09:57 AM

Any word on any "Allahu Akbar" shoutings with this.
It means the difference between "having sex with 72 virgins" or "having sex with Hitler."
I think it's the latter for this "nut job."

Posted by: Neo at August 6, 2010 12:07 PM

Omar Thorton for president!

Oh, wait...

Posted by: Walt at August 6, 2010 12:18 PM

I do not approve of his rampage at all. But he handled it the wrong way. If there was indeed racism and mistreatment going on, why didn't he contact African-American leaders or the local civil rights office? The media?

Posted by: Vivek Golikeri at August 6, 2010 12:22 PM

I'm waiting for the Community Organizer in Chief to state "I don't have the facts, but the victims acted stupidly."

You know, what with being racists and all. According to the guy who murdered them. So they go to their grave with this smear, perpetrated by the killer's family.

Glad we live in post racial America.

And Vivek, I bet twenty bucks there was no racial harrassment. The claims are probably invented, as has been the case in nearly every high profile claim of racial intimidation the past decade. No, longer - look up Tawana Brawley. In any event I'm sure not taking the murderer's word for it.

Posted by: Steve Skubinna at August 6, 2010 01:23 PM

I don't think it's necessary to impugn the killer's reality in regard to the perceived racial harassment. Even if he was harassed, this does not give him the right to vigilante justice by becoming judge, jury and executioner, over a case of verbal assault.
If school children took this tact, we would have bullies gunned down. Our own President and Congress would be at risk, with any number of Wall Street firms putting out contracts with the unemployed.

Posted by: Neo at August 6, 2010 01:41 PM
He also owed $2,500 in student loans, according to public records.
That explains it all. Posted by: Neo at August 6, 2010 02:26 PM

That POS is nothing but a monster who killed 8 innocent people!! So glad he now will ROT in hell forever!!

Posted by: dee1224 at August 10, 2010 10:23 AM

Look, in no way should he have done this, but white people invented this way of handling problems. i'm quite sure he suffered racism but this was no way to handle it. so b4 you all go off on the democrats and blaming the president, maybe look at it for what it is. sometimes you reap what you sew. maybe they will think twice about harrassing the next non white person.

Posted by: k j barber at August 10, 2010 10:34 PM

Yeah, those racist security cameras are trained to turn themselves off when they see white folk stealing inventory. It's amazing what they can do with modern technology!!

Posted by: Mikey J at August 11, 2010 11:34 AM